Guang Dong Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
Last full day in China.
Today was to be a really full day, trying to cram in a last bit of sightseeing before some rehearsal and the final concert that night. But, time to finish the tourism first. The only main thing we had planned for the day was going to see the Yu gardens, some aristocrats house that was a couple centuries old. We …
Another horribly hot day in Shanghai, hotter than it had been any other day on the trip.
We started off by heading to "the bund", where two important parts of Shanghai meet on opposite sides of a river. One side features older, European style buildings while the other features huge, modern buildings. It was very cool, made for some …
Today was a day mostly devoted to travel between Beijing and Shanghai. The flight was supposed to be a couple hours long, and I just hoped that it would not be to delayed, if at all.
We got to the airport and did all of our checking in, and at security I had forgotten to take my expensive sunscreen, and unfortunately it got taken away …
We awoke to a sunny and humid Shanghai and went first to the banks of the Bund - the wide boulevard on the banks of the river which slices through the middle of Shanghai. On one side - the one they call the Bund - are the most gorgeous European style buildings; charming, stately and elegant. We walked past the Peace Hotel - where we will move tomorrow. its the oldest 5-star hotel in Shanghai and looks lovely. On the other side is the commercial centre of the city- brash, ...
... so far is a steamed dim sim type thing with a savoury sticky rice filling and a salted sticky rice hash brown - carbohydrate heaven. The supermarkets are everything I hoped they'd be - plum flavoured watermelon seeds, cucumber flavoured chips, 'thick' flavoured instant noodles and shrink wrapped, ready to eat chicken feet. The people here have been very friendly and helpful and while I don't want to put it all down to travelling with a baby, it has ...
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